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Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

It’s a miracle! My daughter, who’s almost 4, actually liked this soup. I had to nag her but she finally tried it and proclaimed it was “Yum!” This is a major triumph for Mom’s everywhere :) I have to send a thank-you note to her daycare teachers who have been vigilant about getting her to try new things. 360 more words


Not My Mom's Cooking: Using My Mussels

For having grown up and lived in a relatively small community in central Nebraska for a lot of their lives, my parents were fairly sophisticated eaters. 1,117 more words


Top Ten Things I Learned from Watching The Food Network

I like to think I came upon my cooking skills from God-given talent, inspiration by family cooks, collecting and reading numerous cookbooks plus my avid interest in food.   977 more words


The Perfect Use for Rose - Summer Sangria!

Summer in New York means it’s time for rooftop wine sipping – and when you have a nice outdoor space in your own building, you can bring your own wine to sip on! 221 more words


Summertime Salmon

Last summer was a blissful blur, the joys of a June graduation trickling into hot summer days well into August.  It was a last of sorts, a bookend to my grade-school years.  313 more words

Cake for Breakfast

What’s better than starting your day with a slice of homemade coconut cake?


The Barefoot Contessa on doing what you love

Ina Garten, also known as The Barefoot Contessa, recently spoke at Forbes’ Annual Women’s Summit. I’ve long been an admirer of her show, and was pumped to read her advice for anyone either following their passion or looking for one. 228 more words